ST 45 Acupuncture Point

Stomach 45, Abbreviated as ST 45, Transliterated Lidui in Chinese, Running Point in English.

ST 45 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the foot, on the lateral side of the end of the second toe, 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.

ST 45 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Swelling of the face, toothache, sore throat, epistaxis
  • Nightmare, manic psychosis

ST 45 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Clears Heat from the Stomach meridian, calms the shen, and revives consciousness.


Jing-Well point of the Stomach Meridian


Jing-Well points are where the qi bubbles up. Jing-Well points are indicated to revive consciousness. Jing-Well points are known to treat fullness below the Heart and clear Heat.